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Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

The Big Tree is one of the largest live oaks in the United States. Photo by Michael Amador. Ready to…

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

© Todd White Stills & Motion At the crossroads where the Hill Country meets South Texas sits a charming town…

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

Onera Offers an Opulent Twist on Glamping in Fredericksburg

…Yorkers, bought 6.5 acres along Barons Creek on the southwest side of Fredericksburg, a Hill Country town known for its…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…the northern Hill Country got its start as a trading post. A decade later, George built a gristmill on the…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…north of Chappell Hill. “Each one has its own personality.” I’m standing alone in downtown Chappell Hill at twilight, watching…

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

among the scraggly groves of live oaks, some situated atop sun-drenched hill crests, some congregating around a murky green pond,…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

called the Havard oak, scientifically known as Quercus havardii, and more commonly called shin oak. (The name honors American botanist…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

…mesquite, Texas redbud, bald cypress, western ashe juniper, pecan, Spanish oak, and Lacey oak (also known as Texas blue oak)….

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

traversed roughly 140 acres of gently undulating Hill Country prairieland dotted with live oak, cedar, mesquite, and prickly pear cactus….

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

…as though for a special occasion. Meat at City Market is cooked over post oak. “Some people,” offers Joe, “like…

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

…Texas barbecue had to offer. This he found, to his taste anyway, in the Hill Country. Though he was more…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

Along US 281 on the hillside just south of the Colorado River in Marble Falls, an historical marker honors Oscar…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…and the west side of Fredericksburg boasts 11 Hill Country wineries, including Becker Vineyards, Pedernales Cellars, and Woodrose Winery in…

PK Away!

PK Away!

…its paradisiacal realm. But in fact, the hilly lake setting alone proved all the enticement my family needed, so I…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Heart of the Hill Country

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Heart of the Hill Country

…of varying lengths explore cedar and oak woodlands amid granite out-crop-pings on the lake’s south end. Blue-bonnets and Indian paintbrush…

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